KBR, Inc. (NYSE:KBR) will post its quarterly earnings results before the market opens on Tuesday, October 31st. Analysts expect KBR to post earnings of $0.30 per share for the quarter. KBR has set its FY17 guidance at $1.25-1.45 EPS.

KBR (NYSE:KBR) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 2nd. The construction company reported $0.54 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.49 by $0.05. The company had revenue of $1.09 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.10 billion. KBR had a negative net margin of 0.81% and a positive return on equity of 8.74%. The business’s revenue was up 8.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.35 EPS. On average, analysts expect KBR to post $1.42 EPS for the current fiscal year and $1.27 EPS for the next fiscal year.

KBR, Inc. (NYSE:KBR) traded up 1.78% during trading on Tuesday, hitting $18.84. 938,848 shares of the stock were exchanged. KBR, Inc. has a 52 week low of $13.17 and a 52 week high of $19.39. The stock’s market cap is $2.64 billion. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $17.89 and a 200-day moving average of $15.83.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, January 15th. Investors of record on Friday, December 15th will be given a dividend of $0.08 per share. This represents a $0.32 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.73%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 14th. KBR’s dividend payout ratio is currently -128.00%.

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A number of equities research analysts have weighed in on the stock. Deutsche Bank AG upped their price objective on shares of KBR from $18.00 to $20.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday. BidaskClub upgraded shares of KBR from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, August 5th. KeyCorp set a $20.00 price objective on shares of KBR and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, August 25th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of KBR from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, July 17th. Finally, TheStreet upgraded shares of KBR from a “d+” rating to a “c-” rating in a report on Thursday, August 3rd. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and seven have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $19.83.

About KBR

KBR, Inc is a provider of professional services and technologies across the asset and program life-cycle within the government services and hydrocarbons industries. The Company operates through business segments, including Technology & Consulting (T&C), Engineering & Construction (E&C), Government Services (GS), Non-strategic Business and Other.

Earnings History for KBR (NYSE:KBR)

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